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traffic
American English: /ˈtræfɪk/
British English: /ˈtrafɪk/

Translation of traffic in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 2 2.1 (goods, people transported) 2.2 (pedestrians)
    (American English)
    tránsito (masculine) de peatones
    2.3 (paying customers)
    (American English)
    Example sentences
    • They also agreed to encourage an increase in railway passenger traffic between Sofia and Thessaloniki.
    • After the First World War, passenger numbers declined, as road transport improved but freight traffic remained buoyant.
    • He gave evidence of the transfer of passenger and mail traffic to the railway route through Liverpool.
  • 3 (trafficking) drug traffic
    tráfico de drogas
    the traffic in pornography
    el tráfico de material pornográfico
    Example sentences
    • Drug-dealers earn nigh-on incredible sums from the illegal traffic in drugs.
    • The traffic in illegal drugs is a global problem, and money-laundering schemes take many forms.
    • And those pressures create a lucrative traffic in illegal workers, filling the war chests of criminals.

Phrasal verbs

traffic in

also: -ck-
verb + preposition + object
(drugs/pornography)
traficar en

Definition of traffic in:

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